Reality Star launches new clothing range

Melissa Reeves, 30, from Liverpool,  left school at just 16 and went straight into Djing. She soon landed a role in hit reality TV series Ex On The Beach which saw her make an established name for herself. She was then did 4 seasons of The Challenge on MTV. ‘I had this idea that getting […]

FEARS OVER DEBT AS MORE PEOPLE COULD TURN TO LOAN SHARKS TO COVER CHRISTMAS

Experts have warned that unscrupulous lenders could try to cash in on the festive period as households struggle to cope with rising food, fuel and energy bills. • Nearly one in ten people turned to loan sharks to cover the costs of Christmas last year. • More than half of victims turned to illegal money […]

COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS UNDERWAY IN ST HELENS BOROUGH AFTER ANNUAL LIGHTS-SWITCH-ON EVENTS

Thousands of residents turned out for Christmas lights switch-on shows over the weekend to celebrate the countdown to the festive period and the very best of St Helens borough. Events organised by St Helens Borough Council’s events team saw action-packed entertainment held in the boroughs two town centres, St Helens and Earlestown, featuring a host […]

BLOG: Why planning needs to hear your voice

John Lennon famously once said: “Life is what happens to us while we’re busy making other plans.”Well, in Liverpool we sure are busy with plans, writes Sam Campbell, Chief Planning Officer at the city council. The city council’s planning department deals with more than 3,000 planning applications every year. And by September this year, my team […]

DOUBLE WIN FOR WIDNES SCHOOL AT THE EDUCATE AWARDS

A primary school in Widnes was crowned the winner of two categories at the Educate Awards. St Michael’s Catholic Primary School won the Mental Health & Wellbeing Award and staff member, Sue McMullen, won Business Manager of the Year. For the Mental Health & Wellbeing Award, sponsored by Hidden Strength, schools are judged on how […]

Watch out for rogue textiles banks

Warrington Borough Council is advising people who wish to donate clothes to charities to check closely that the textiles bank they’re using is genuine. The council has seen a recent influx of rogue textiles recycling banks popping up across Warrington. These ‘rogue containers’ have been appearing all over the town, including in car parks and […]

Budget survey launches

A survey has been launched for people who live and work in Liverpool to have their say on Liverpool City Council’s budget proposals. The proposals are focused on enabling the council to deliver modern and innovative services that will lead to better outcomes for residents. They include a mix of savings, income generation and transformation […]

Warrington reflects on Rugby League World Cup success

With the final whistle now blown on RLWC 2021, Warrington is looking back on a tournament which has been a real game-changer, particularly for disability sport. As well as hosting the Papa New Guinea men’s team – and also welcoming Tonga and Samoa to the town – Warrington made history in October, by hosting the […]

Liverpool City Council shortlisted for two communications awards

Liverpool City Council has been shortlisted for two public sector communications awards. The council’s Communications team is in the running at this year’s Unawards 2022, run by Comms2Point0. They celebrate creativity, innovation and delivering great results in the communications world and are voted for by a mix of judges and the public. One of the […]